Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

NZTBA member Kevin Hickman kicks off the new season with a bang ››
16 Sep 2014 | By Michelle Saba The reigning breeder of the year Kevin Hickman has had an unbelievable start to the new season, with four of the stakes winners who helped him win that title all performing at the top level again.....
Champions inducted in to the Walk Of Fame ››
12 Sep 2014 | By Nicola Griffiths This week saw two of the Waikato’s favourite sons inducted into the Cambridge ‘Sporting Walk of Fame’. Hosted by the Waipa District Council at the impressive Avantidrome cycling track, champion racehorse SO YOU THINK and champion sire, VOLKSRAAD...
Racing for Change ››
12 Sep 2014 | By NZ Racing Desk Considering casting a racing-friendly vote in this year's general election? While racing isn't deemed a major issue for any of the political parties, some have released racing policies....
Auckland Branch celebrates their members' success ››
10 Sep 2014 | By Michelle Saba It was a big weekend for the Auckland Branch of the NZTBA as they held their annual awards evening and stallion parade.On Saturday evening around 130 guests attended the New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance sponsored event at Villa Maria Winery...
Exciting win for Windsor Park Stud ››
03 Sep 2014 | By Michelle Saba There is a certain sense of excitement at Windsor Park Stud at the moment brought about by the impressive win of Stratocaster (Mastercraftsman[IRE]-Very Musical[IRE]) in the recent Hawke’s Bay Guineas Prelude....

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The 2014 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, is now on his final leg at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, USA.

here to read his blogs 




Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
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